Northern News : October 24th 2012
11 NORTHERN NEWS, OCTOBER 24, 2012 NEWS *50% off eye exam applies to standard eye examinations only, normally valued at $60, reduced to $30. Excludes contact lens examination. Limited to one per person and subject to appointment availability. Offer ends 1st December 2012. © 2012 Specsavers Optical Group • MCCANN_SPE2030. $1 from every eye exam donated to: Kaitaia: 408 6113, Kerikeri - Horizon Centre: 407 7760. Visit specsavers.co.nz to book an appointment today. BOOK REVIEWS by Bob Molloy Princess Betony and the Unicorn by Pamela Freeman Princess Betony s mother is a dryad and is seeking the magic of the dark forest. Humans are forbidden to enter the forest but Betony wants to find her mother. First she must catch a unicorn. In hard cover, beautifully illus- trated on every page. $17.95 plus p&p. Rare Earth: Saving Orangutans by Dr Carla Litchfield Copious colour illustra- tions on glossy paper take the school-aged child into the world of the big primates. $16.95 plus p&p. The Man from the Land of Fandango by Margaret Mahy Mahy never fails to delight and she does in this tale of dancing bison, bears, baboons, kangaroos and even dinosaurs, not to men- tion the man from Fan- dango himself who makes the party with his bingles and bangles and bounces. Full page illustrations and short text on glossy paper for reading to the littlies. Hard cover edition $27, 95 plus p&p. A Great Cake by Tina Mathews Another for the littlies. Follow Harvey as he makes cakes from the most amazing ingredients in a great let s- play-at-cooking story. Includes a cake recipe for kids to make with a grown- up. Full page illustrations in colour on glossy paper. Hard cover $24.95 plus p&p. This is not my Hat by Jon Klaasen A fish has stolen a hat and he ll prob- ably get away with it. Help me look for him in the seaweed. Full page colour on matt paper. Hard cover $24.95 plus p&p. Email orders to orders@harper collins.com.au or check out your local bookstore.
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